Judith Raphael

JUDITH RAPHAEL     judithraphaelart@gmail.com


 807 West 16th Street  Chicago, Illinois         60608   tel.  312 . 733 . 0581




2019       Girls' World Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago IL

2018       Judith Raphael The Freeark Gallery, North Park University, Chicago IL

2016      Twosome The Freeark Gallery, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL, with Tony Phillips

2015      Coming into Bloom, Frick Center, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL

2012      On the Fly, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

2010      Daughters of Demeter,  State of Illinois Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005     On the Verge, gescheidle, Chicago, IL

2003     Paintings, lyonswiergallery, New York, NY

2002     Paintings and Gouaches, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago. IL

1998      Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

1996      Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995      55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY

1993      Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, IL

1991      Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, IL

1989      Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL




2018       Considering the Circle, curated by Carole Harmel, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

2016       Another Iliad, a collaboration with Carole Harmel, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2015-6    Return of the Exquisite Corpse, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2014       A City to Wear: The Research House for Asian Art, Chicago, Illinois

               Collaborations II: Printworks Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2012-3   Face Forward: The Art of the Self-portrait, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2012       Figurism, Illinois State Museum, Chicago, Illinois

2011       Chicago Odyssey, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

               His and Hers, Beverly Shores Art Gallery, Beverly Shores, Indiana

2010      Printworks Anniversary Show, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

               Not Just Another Pretty Face, Hyde Park Art Center Chicago, Illinois

               Tethered To My World, The Art Center Highland Park, Curated by Phyllis Bramson

               Grand Rapids Art Museum Ox-Bow/GRAM Joint Centennial Exhibition,

               Grand Rapids, Michigan

2008      Not  Just Aother Pretty Face,  Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL.

2007      The Exquisite Snake , Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL

               Relationships, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006     The Bookplate Show, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL

              Couples Discourse, Palmer Museum, Pennsylvania State University, PA

              Mirror Image, ISLIP Museum, Islip, NY

              Psyche and Spirit, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL

2005     Little Rascals: Images of Children in Contemporary Art, Linda Ross Contemporary + Projects, P.F.  Gallery, Clawson, MI

               Painting the Town Red, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004     The 179th Annual: Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, National Academy Museum, New  York, NY

               War and Peace, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

 2003    Suspended Narratives, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

               Tony Phillips/ Judith Raphael: Paintings and Pastels, IUN Gallery for Contemporary Art, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN

               Guest List, gescheidle, Chicago, IL

               Figures of Invention, The Work Space, New York, NY

2002     Portrait/Self-portrait, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford

               The Perception of Appearances: A Decade of American Contemporary Figurative Drawing, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

               Artists to Artists,  Ace Gallery, NY

2001      Snow Globe Invitational, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

               Reflections, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL

               Venus, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

               Gesture, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY

              Narrative Sampler, Lyonswier Packer Gallery, Chicago

2000     Self Portraits, Printworks Gallery, Chicago

               Shake the Coat, Carlson Tower Gallery,  North Park University, Chicago

               Figures of Invention,  Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

               Out of Line, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago

               Mirror on the Millennium: Self Portraits, Quincy Art Museum, IL

               Reconfiguring the Heroic, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago

1997       My Little Pretty, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

              Figure Eight, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

              Women’s History Month, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

1996      Silent Spaces, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

               Prodigal Daughter, Rockford College Art Gallery, Rockford, IL

1994      Home Girls, Beacon Street Gallery, Chicago, curator Susanna Coffey

              What Are the Signs?, The Peace Museum, Chicago

               The Re-Invention of Classicism, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

1993       State of the Art 1993: A Biennial National Watercolor Invitational, Parkland College Art   Gallery, Champaign, IL

               Goodbye to Apple Pie: Contemporary Artists View the Family in Crisis, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

1991        Artist’s Books, Burning in Hell, Franklin Furnace, New York

               The Symbolic Field, Wallace L. Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater, MA

               Chicago Art Today, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, CO

               Environmental Figuration, Illinois State Museum, Lockport Gallery, Lockport, IL

1990      The Chicago Show, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago

               Midwest Invitational Drawing Exhibit, McClean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL

1989      Partners in Purchase, State of Illinois Gallery, Chicago

1988      Summer, Ruth Siegel, Ltd. Gallery, New York

1987       Works on Paper, Struve Gallery, Chicago

1986      The Monumental Image, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

1985       Contemporary American Still Life, Frumkin/Struve Gallery, Chicago

               1+1=2, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago

              Shadows, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago

1984      Group Exhibition, Swen Parson Gallery, Northern Illinois, DeKalb, IL

               The Object Revitalized, Payne Art Center, Oshkosh, WI

1983       Survey of Watercolors, Frumkin/Struve Gallery, Chicago

               Fans, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

               Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

1980      Watercolor, Frumkin/Struve Gallery, Chicago

1979       The Grid Show, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

1978      Seven By Nine Show, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago

1977       Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

               The Flower Show, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

1962       First Biennial of Prints, Drawings and Watercolors, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago





2020     Mission at Tenth, Calif. Inst. of Integral Studies, vol. 8, Winter 2019/Spring 2020, Illusts, pp.25-29

2019     Evolvings, Paintings of Judith Raphael, 60 page catalogue of paintings with essay by Carol Becker

2018     Considering the Circle, (exhib. cat. curated by Carole Harmel) Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, p.43, Illust.p.42

2010     Judith Raphael solo exhibition at the Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, Chicago Art Examiner:  Darrell Roberts, examiner.com

             Stapleton, Doug, Djudith Raphael: Daughters of Demeter, Focus 4, Illinois State Museum, Chicago, pp. 1 & 2, Illust. pp. 1 & 2

2010     Phyllis Bramson’s Painters at the Art Center in Highland Park, Chicago Magazine 9/7/10 in Chicago Art News , Robin Dluzen

               Grand Rapids Art Museum and Oxbow mark their Centennial year Together, Katie Prior/ On the Town

               Judith Raphael solo exhibition at the Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, Chicago Art Examiner:  Darrell Roberts  examiner.com

2006     Mirror Image, Islip Art Museum catalogue,  Cover Illustration

              couples discourse, Palmer Museum of Art catalogue, essays pps.45, 116, Illus. p.117

2005     Hawkins, Margaret. Strong girl subjects ‘On the Verge’ of growing up, Chicago Sun-Times, March  25

              Hello Beautiful, Edward Lifson interview with Margaret Hawkins, WBEZ Chicago Public  Radio, April 10

               Artner, Alan. Judith Raphael, Chicago Tribune, Friday, March 18

2004     179th Annual National Academy of Design  catalogue p. 105 Illustration

2003     Johnson, Ken. The 179th Annual National Academy of Design Museum, The New York Times,  Art in Review, Friday, May 14, p. B28

              Berlind, Robert. Judith Raphael at Lyonswier, Art in America, December, p. 109-110

               Art Calendar, The New York Sun, May 13, p. 18

               Rodriguez, Bill. Dream Weavers, The Providence Phoenix, October 21, arts, p. 10

              Norris, Doug. URI Show Ranges From the Surreal to the Sublime, South County  Independent- North East Independent, Arts and

               Living, C2-C3, October 23

2002     Frankel, David. Artists to Artists, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, illustrations, p. 138- 139

              Hawkins, Margaret. Gallery Glance: Judith Raphael, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago Sun-Times,  April 5

               Artner, Alan. Girls Being Free: Judith Raphael’s art breaks with stereotypes, Chicago Tribune,

               April 5, Section 7, page 27

               The Perception of Appearances: A Decade of American Contemporary Figurative Drawing, catalogue,  Frye Art Museum, Seattle

               Artists to Artists, catalogue, Ace Gallery, NY

               New American Paintings, No. 41, Open Studios Press

2000     Hawkins, Margaret,  Drawings on Display,  Chicago Sun-Times, May 3,  Showcase, page 52

               Artner, Alan,  It’s Taken 15 Years, but Exhibit is Top Drawer, Chicago Tribune, May 4, sec.5, page 2

1998      Buchholz, Barbara B, Gallery Watch: Judith Raphael, Chicago Tribune, April 10

1997       Artner, Alan,  Innocence Lost,  Chicago Tribune, June 3, Illustration page 1

              New American Paintings, No.11, The Open Studios Press, page 82-83

1996      Buchholz, Barbara B, Judith Raphael’s Figure Painting Explore Relationships, Chicago Tribune,

              June 14, Gallery Scene

              Becker, Carol, Zones of Contention, State University of New York Press, page 192, 198, 199, Illustration 205, 206

1995      Rockford College Art Gallery, The Prodigal Daughter, essay by Carol Becker, Illustration,

              The Gift

1993       Atterberry, Giselle, Subconscious at Work in Art at Parkland, Champaign Urbana News-Gazette, Feb. 21, page E3

              Unger, Miles, Spotlight: All in the Family, Art New England, Dec/Jan.

1992       Senay, Elaine, Family in Crisis: Artists’ Fodder, Boston Sunday Globe,West

               Weekly, Oct. 11, Image page1

               Carlock, Marty,  Artists Examine the Family in Crisis at DeCordova,  Wayland/Weston Town Crier, Oct. 8, Illustration page 17

               Temin, Christine, At DeCordova, A Piercing Look into Family Secrets, The Boston Globe, Sept. 25, Art, page 40

1991       Stonitsch, Lonnette M,  Environmental Figuration, New Art Examiner, April, page36

               McCracken, David, Gallery Scene, Chicago Tribune, April 12, sec. 7, Illustration  page 68

              Foerstner, Abigail, Judith Raphael Paints Psychological Hall of Mirrors, Chicago Tribune, May 5, sec. 6, page 4, w/ illustration

               Muster, Michael, Judith Raphael, New Art Examiner, Sept., page 39, 40

               Capasso, Nicholas, De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Goodbye to Apple Pie: Contemporary Artists View the Family in Crisis,

               Lincoln, Ma, page 32, Illustration page 33

1990      Blinderman, Barry,  Illinois State Museum, Environmental Figuration, Bloomington, Il,   page 10, 11 Illustration page 24

1983      MacNamara, Peggy, Watercolors, New Art Examiner, March, page 15

               Moser, Charlotte,  Watercolor Painters Work Deliberately to Create and Refine Personal   Images, Chicago Sun Times, Feb. 13,

                “show” page 21

               Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI, Contemporary Images in Watercolor, Introduction by  Bev Harrington,

               Illustration No. 9, a.k.a. Judith Raphael.

              Landwehr, William,  Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, Watercolor USA,        Illus, page 9

1982      Schultz, Franz, Watercolor Washes Back in Frumkin Struve Exhibit, Chicago Sun Times, page 21

1980      Artner, Alan G,  Wondrous Watercolors from Known and Unknowns, Chicago Tribune, Nov. 14, sec.1 page 13

              Frumkin/Struve, Watercolors, Introduction by William Struve, Illustration page 17    a.k.a. Judith Raphael

1979       Artner, Alan G, The Grid, Chicago Tribune, May 25, sec. 3, page 12





2004    Adolph & Clara Obrig Prize, The National Academy Museum, 179th Annual Invitational

2002     Illinois Arts Council Finalist Grant

1999      Rockefeller Foundation Resident Fellowship, Bellagio, Italy

1998      Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY, Alma B.C. Schapiro Residency Fellowship

1994-95 The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Fellowship

1992-93 Arts Midwest/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Visual Arts Fellowship

1990     Illinois Arts Council Grant

1987-90 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Resident Fellowship

1987     Djerassi Foundation, Woodside, California Resident Fellowship

              Illinois ArtsCouncil Grant

1986      Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY, Resident Scholarship

               Springfield Museum Prize, Springfield, MO

1984      Illinois Arts Council Purchase Grant





Howard A and Judith Tullman Collection, Chicago, IL

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL

Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit , MI

Aramark Corporation, Chicago

 Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

 New State Library, Springfield, IL

 Continental Bank of Chicago, Chicago

 AT&T, Chicago

 St. Xavier College, Chicago

 Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago

 National Security Bank of Los Angeles, CA

 Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, PA

 Hospital Corporation of America.

 Chemical Bank, NY





1980-02  School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Visiting Artist

1969-00  Associate Professor in Painting, Drawing and Art History, Moraine Valley Community

  College, Palos Hills, IL




2012      Texas Northern University, Denton, TX.

2008     Vermont  Studio Center , Johnston Vermont

 2007    Anderson Ranch, Snow Mass, CO  Painting Intensive

2005     Oxbow, Saugatuck, MI 2001,1999,1997

1997       Panel, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

               Face to Face: Portraits of the Self by Four Women Artists

1995       S.U.N.Y. Purchase, Purchase, NY

1994       Jurist: Arts Midwest/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Visual Arts Fellowship,   Minneapolis, MN

               University of Indiana, Gary, IN

1992       University of Connecticut, Storrs

1991       College Arts Association Panel, Image of Abuse, Washington, D.C.

1990      Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

1987       University of Iowa, Iowa City

1986      University of Chicago, Chicago

1984      Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

               State University of New York, Purchase, NY

1983       Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY

1982      University of Alaska, Fairbanks

              School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Oxbow, Saugatuck, MI

1979       Vincennes University Community College, Vincennes, IN

1978       St. Johns University, Collegeville, MN

1977       University of Wisconsin, Riverfalls, WI




1962      Master of Arts, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1960      Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS




2001      58th Annual salon show, Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster, IN, Sept. 9 - Nov. 7

1979       Narrative Imagery, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, Feb. 6 - March 9